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Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher raises his arm to fans as he comes off the field after defeating Florida 37-7 in an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Enough Carnage: With Realignment Done, Maybe College Football Can Finally Be About the Football

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Los Angeles — In the children’s game of musical chairs, the big loser is the kid who can’t find a seat when the music stops. In college football’s game of musical chairs, the big loser is probably Connecticut. Or, in the expanded game, toss in Boise State, Cincinnati, Central Florida and maybe Brigham Young. After years of pillaging, plundering and …

Green Gets Lax Coach

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hanover — After a lengthy search, Dartmouth College announced the addition of Brendan Callahan as the school’s new men’s lacrosse coach on Monday. Callahan comes to the Big Green after assisting at Lehigh for the past seven years. It will be his first head coaching job at the NCAA Division I level. “Brendan impressed us as a terrific recruiter and a person of …

To Beat Judge’s Cap, NCAA May Have to Support It

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Indianapolis — The NCAA’s best argument against the Ed O’Bannon ruling may be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken — the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision. Less than two weeks after the court decision opened the door for college athletes to receive a small portion of the millions of dollars they help generate, several attorneys told …

Current River Combines Mild, Wild Side

Sunday, June 15, 2014

By Brent Frazee The Kansas City Star Eminence, Mo. — Moments after launching his johnboat on the Current River, Billy Smith took a few seconds to admire his surroundings. There are ugly places to cast a line, where you can catch fish like crazy. And there are beautiful …

D’Agostino Settles for Third in Finale

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Eugene, Ore. — It’s all over. The career of the most prolific track & field athlete in Ivy League history ended Saturday afternoon at Hayward Field. And not in the fashion many saw coming. Dartmouth senior Abbey D’Agostino …

UC Irvine Rallies Past Texas

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Omaha, Neb. — Taylor Sparks hit his nation-leading ninth triple of the season to fuel UC Irvine’s three-run eighth inning Saturday in the Anteaters’ 3-1 victory over Texas in the opening game of the College World Series. The Anteaters had been shut out for seven innings before they …

Griffith Savors Hall Induction

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Knoxville, Tenn. — Yolanda Griffith savored a crowning achievement that she’d never anticipated. “Never ever in my wildest dreams did I see my journey leading me to the doorsteps of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame,” the two-time Olympic gold medal winner said Saturday during an emotional induction …

Local Roundup: Krumpoch 5th at NCAAs

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Eugene, Oregon — For the rest of her life, Dartmouth senior Megan Krumpoch can literally say she saved her best for last, setting a new school record in the women’s 800-meter national finals on Friday evening at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at historic Hayward Field. …

Garrido, Gillespie Meet One More Time

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Omaha, Neb. — Once again, the road has led to Omaha for Augie Garrido and Mike Gillespie. The two played college ball against each other before the Beatles came to America, and both played in the College World Series in the days when a few hundred people showed …

Dartmouth Senior Advances to 800 Final

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Eugene, Ore. — Dartmouth senior Megan Krumpoch will run for a national title on Friday night in the 800 meters after earning the final at-large berth in event’s semifinals Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. In front of nearly 10,000 spectators at Oregon’s Hayward Field …

O’Bannon Testifies in NCAA Antitrust Action

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Oakland, Calif. — The battle to give top football and basketball players a cut of the billions of dollars flowing into college athletics began in earnest with former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon taking the stand in federal court to describe how he spent long hours working on …

Texas Tech Making First Trip to CWS

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lubbock, Texas — Dylan Dusek turned in his fourth consecutive scoreless start and Texas Tech advanced to the College World Series for the first time with a 1-0 victory over the College of Charleston on Sunday. Dusek (8-0) …

Florida Wins NCAA Title

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Oklahoma City — Kirsti Merritt hit a 3-run homer, and Florida defeated Alabama 6-3 on Tuesday night to win its first NCAA softball championship. The Gators (55-12) swept the championship series 2-0. Florida was the national runner-up in 2009 and 2011. Jackie Traina, one of the nation’s best …